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Ryan L. Byers 1990 - 2011

POSTED August 6, 2011 6:32 p.m.

Ryan L. Byers, 21, of Great Bend, died Aug. 6, 2011, in Rice County. He was born Jan. 27, 1990, at Great Bend, the son of Steven and Karma (Miller) Byers. A lifetime resident of Great Bend, he worked in the mail room at the Great Bend Tribune.

Survivors include his parents; one brother, Ray Steven Byers of Hoisington; maternal step-grandfather, Curtis Lohrding and maternal grandmother, Janet Lohrding of Bella Vista, Ark.; maternal grandfather, Richard Miller and maternal step-grandmother, Jeanie Miller of Great Bend; paternal grandmother, Betty Byers of Great Bend; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by a paternal grandfather, Ray Byers.

Friends may sign the register book from 1-9 p.m. Monday, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m., at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend. A private family burial will take place at a later date as cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to the Cheyenne Bottoms Refuge, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 7, 2011

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